Grants: Where the Giving Goes

SVCF makes grants to nonprofit organizations that are large and small, old and new, local, regional, national and international.

Explore the catalog

We hope you will use this tool to explore the catalog of thousands of grants made by SVCF in 2020, as well as the five previous years. In doing so, you can see the breadth of causes that our donors care about (as witnessed by the grants from donor advised, committee advised and corporate advised funds). You can also see those grants that have been directed by our staff and board of directors (grants from our “discretionary grantmaking”) because of their central importance to SVCF’s strategic focus areas for improving life in Silicon Valley. 

The data provided here represent more than $1.78 billion in grants made by Silicon Valley Community Foundation in 2020 from certain types of funds: donor advised funds, and corporate advised funds. It also includes grants made from SVCF’s discretionary grantmaking strategies.

The data does not include grants from SVCF supporting organizations, employee matching gift funds and a variety of other fund types. Thus, the grant totals represented here may not equal the amount of grantmaking reported in our audited financial statements. The data shown here do provide an informative look at the breadth of causes supported by SVCF donors and by our strategic focus areas. Grant amounts shown as negative numbers represent adjustments to prior years’ grants.

Grantee Bay Area County State Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Association for Computing Machinery N/A NY United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
EdBuild, Inc. N/A NJ United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Fundacion EsLaRed N/A Venezuela Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Pacific Institute for Studies in Development Environment and Alameda CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 500
Nantucket Maria Mitchell Association N/A MA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. N/A NY United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 4,205
Gordon Research Conferences N/A RI United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 500
Children's Hospital & Research Center Foundation San Francisco CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Carnegie Institution of Washington N/A DC United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 250
American Institute of Mathematics Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Nebraska Applied Research Institute N/A NE United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 110,540
Children's Hospital & Research Center Foundation San Francisco CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 125,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 2,500
New America Foundation N/A DC United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Core Gift Institute N/A WA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 30,000
National Inventors Hall of Fame Inc N/A OH United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Children's Hospital & Research Center Foundation San Francisco CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 100,000
American Institute of Mathematics Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Institute for Social Policy and Understanding N/A MI United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Museum of Natural History N/A NY United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 90,000
Page SUM 948,495

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13110 records found.
Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Association for Computing Machinery N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
EdBuild, Inc. N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Fundacion EsLaRed N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Pacific Institute for Studies in Development Environment and Alameda Sciences Donor Advised 2018 500
Nantucket Maria Mitchell Association N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 4,205
Gordon Research Conferences N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2018 500
Children's Hospital & Research Center Foundation San Francisco Sciences Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Carnegie Institution of Washington N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2018 250
American Institute of Mathematics Santa Clara Sciences Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Nebraska Applied Research Institute N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 110,540
Children's Hospital & Research Center Foundation San Francisco Sciences Donor Advised 2018 125,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara Sciences Donor Advised 2018 2,500
New America Foundation N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Core Gift Institute N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2018 30,000
National Inventors Hall of Fame Inc N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Children's Hospital & Research Center Foundation San Francisco Sciences Donor Advised 2018 100,000
American Institute of Mathematics Santa Clara Sciences Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Institute for Social Policy and Understanding N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Museum of Natural History N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2018 90,000
Page SUM 948,495

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Society of the Sacred Heart United States Province MO Religion/Spirituality Donor Advised 2018 250
Episcopal Church in the Diocese of Northern California CA Religion/Spirituality Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Resonate Church CA Religion/Spirituality Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Cole Community Church, Inc. ID Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Zen Center A Corporation Sole CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Gateway Community Church TX Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,300
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Unity Palo Alto CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,400
Children's Hunger Relief Fund, Inc. CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
New York Fellowship, Inc. NY Religion Donor Advised 2018 425
Verbum Dei High School CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 50,000
The Salvation Army AZ Religion Donor Advised 2018 35,000
First Congregational Church of Palo Alto CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Monterey Church CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Presbyterian Church of Jackson Hole WY Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
St. Mary's Catholic School CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Auburn Theological Seminary NY Religion Donor Advised 2018 150,000
USA West Province, Society of Jesus CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
The Salvation Army CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Gideons International TN Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 354,825

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Pacific Institute for Studies in Development Environment and United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 500
Nantucket Maria Mitchell Association United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 4,205
Children's Hospital & Research Center Foundation United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 25,000
American Institute of Mathematics United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Nebraska Applied Research Institute United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 110,540
Children's Hospital & Research Center Foundation United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 125,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 2,500
New America Foundation United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 250,000
National Inventors Hall of Fame Inc United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Children's Hospital & Research Center Foundation United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 100,000
American Institute of Mathematics United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Institute for Social Policy and Understanding United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Museum of Natural History United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 90,000
D-Rev: Design for the Other Ninety Percent United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 50,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Digital Nest Inc. United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Co-Creation Hub Limited Nigeria Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 20,000
D-Rev: Design for the Other Ninety Percent United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 892,745

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13110 records found.